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Mount Saint Helens
Wildlife Area Location

CONTACT INFORMATION
Daren Hauswald
Manager
2108 Grand Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661
(360) 906-6756

 
For more information on
Wildlife Areas, please contact
the WDFW Wildlife Program.

Phone: 360-902-2515
E-mail: wildthing@dfw.wa.gov

 

Parking Information
A Discover Pass or
Vehicle Access Pass
is REQUIRED
on ALL WDFW Lands

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Wildlife Areas
 Index of Wildlife Areas and Units 

Mount Saint Helens Wildlife Area
Abernathy Creek Unit
The Abernathy Creek unit is 138 acres managed for riparian and upland forest habitat and fishing access. It is located on Abernathy Creek near the Columbia River.
Viewing Opportunities

Birds

  • Birds of Prey
  • Eagles
  • Songbirds
  • Other

  • Spawning Salmon
  • How to Get Here
    Access Site #1
    Driving Directions
    West on SR 4 from Longview approx 10 miles, north on Abernathy Creek Road 0.1 miles, first road on left.
    Parking/Restroom Information
    Park at pullout by the gate.
    Other Information
    Access site is closed and gated due to past frequent vandalism on the site. Walk in only.
    Unique Features
    Chum salmon spawning in this reach of the stream.
    Other Information
    Access site is closed. Users can park at the gate and walk in.
     
    The Discover Pass - Your ticket to Washington's great outdoors
    A Discover Pass or WDFW Vehicle Access Pass is required on all WDFW lands.
    Learn more at
    DiscoverPass.wa.gov
       OTHER INFORMATION
    Mount Saint Helens Wildlife Area Management Plan
    Wildlife Area Habitat Conservation Plans
    Weekender Report
    Wildlife Viewing Guides
    Accessing Washington's Outdoors
    Find a Water Access Site
       MAPPING
    GoHunt - Interactive Mapping
       OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
    • Bird watching
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Wildlife viewing
     

    If you are Hunting or Fishing, remember to check all current regulations.

    Activities may include restrictions or require permits. Please see Public Conduct Rules for more information.